Chenopodiaceae Suaeda moquinii (Torr.) Greene

Mojave Seablite

Papago - Other, Cooking Tools

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 15

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Scientific name: Suaeda moquinii (Torr.) Greene
USDA symbol: SUMO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mojave Seablite
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Used to line baking pits for roasting chollas.

RECRD: 43440 id: 39020